The Lion in Winter - Study Guide Act 1, Scene 4, Part 1 Summary & Analysis

Anthony Harvey
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Back in the reception room John angrily drinks from a bottle of wine as Geoffrey enters and tries to convince him to trust him again. At first John refuses, but then Geoffrey says he said what he said in Eleanor's chamber to convince the others to trust him. He says that now that they do, he and John can work together freely, adding that they've got to make an alliance with Philip so they can attack Richard and Eleanor. Philip enters, having overheard their conversation and asking what John plans to do, promising to add his soldiers to John's if John decides on war. When John continues to hesitate, Geoffrey reminds him that it's either Richard on the throne or him, and Philip assures him they can win. John says that Henry's coming, and Geoffrey and Philip exit.

Henry enters with Alais, whom...

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